So it’s time to get pampered and get a spa facial treatment. But which one is the best for you? This article is a short guide to the many facial treatments available and what skin conditions they are best for.
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Glycolic Facial Treatment : This is one of the most common and mildest chemical peel for a facial treatment. It can be used for any skin type and is ideally the first treatment you should have if you plan to have a series of facial treatments.
A Glycolic Facial treatment makes use of glycolic acid which peels off the dead layers on the surface of the skin. It is recommended for those who want to smoothen fine lines and wrinkles, have a glowing rejuvenated face, want to erase age spots. It is also commonly used to get rid of acne. Cost: from $100 – $300 per treatment.
Collagen Facial Treatment – You may have heard about collagen facial treatment as it is quite popular these days. This treatment massages collagen cream on to your face to get that smooth looking, rejuvenated face. The usual treatment usually involves a few steps such as cleansing and exfoliating before the cream is applied. This pre-treatment regimen ensures that your face is ready for the complete penetration of the collagen cream. Cost: From $100/treatment
Microcurrent Facial – This is a non invasive facial treatment that tones and lifts the face. It uses a facial sculpting machine that massages the face. This microcurrent “massages” firms the facial muscles leaving it looking toned and radiant. Many people swear by the instant results of microcurrent facials. It also doesn’t leave the skin red which makes it a good facial firming treatment before joining a big event such as a wedding or a party. Cost: From $100/treatment
Oxygen Facial Treatment – This is another non-invasive facial treatment that uses a machine that is. This first became popular when Madonna mentioned how effective it is on her website. The machine, which is also infused with hyaluronic serum is said to blast oxygen on your face. This leads to instant firming and toning of your facial muscles as well as a fully hydrated and plumper looking face.
Like microcurrent facials, this too is not painful at all and is a good treatment to have before a big event. Cost: as much as $150 to $500 per treatment.
European Facial – No one is very sure about where the term European facial comes from but it is what many spa use in the US for a basic facial treatment. This includes cleansing, exfoliating, extraction of whiteheads and blackheads and a massage. Cost: From $75 per treatment.
Microdermabrasion Facial – This is another treatment that uses a machine. This machine has a suction that blasts either aluminum oxide crystals, vitamin crystals, baking soda, sodium chloride or other mild abrasives. This process gets rid of the top part of your skin and is said to encourage collagen production. Apart from being rejuvenating, it is also used to get rid of fine lines, dark spots, and acne scars. Cost $100 -$200 per treatment.